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school strike in the u.s. since detroit teachers walked off the job for 16 days back in 2006. so they have until monday to get this all figured out. >> that seems like a lot to ask of people from within a community to come in and help them with this. i guess they don't have a choice. >> it kind of sounds like it. like i said, monday. hopefully, they get things worked out before that. >> when we come back, we'll talk about this t could cost you more to drive on one popular local roadway. details of the plan to increase fares on the dulles toll road. >> we'll tell what you you can voice your opinion coming up. now, let's check in with tucker. >> they never vote to decrease prices on anything, do they? >> no, they don't. the weather is warm and humid today. showers and storms back in the forecast. we'll have a look at traffic too with julie wright after the break. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying job
continued in michigan as vice president biden kept up the anti-republican attack in detroit. >> they view you, the working women and men of america, as the problem. we view you and know you to be the solution in america. >> reporter: but as democrats hammered republicans on the road gop vice presidential candidate paul ryan responded in their own convention state of north carolina. >> we can either choose to stay on the path that we are on, a path of debt, a path of doubt and decline, a path of joblessness or we can get things turned around. >> reporter: the dnc meanwhile moves outdoors thursday when president obama accepts the nomination in the 74,000 seat stadium of the nfl's carolina panthers. joining us live from the democratic national convention in charlotte fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. mark, let's get right to it. we'll start in d.c. everybody knows mayor vincent gray has had political problems here n the district. how is he being received among democrats in charlotte? >> he's a bit late. wasn't there this morning at the morning -- he wasn't there this morning at the mor
to detroit was stolen. the secret service confirmed the theft outside a hotel yesterday. an agency spokesman said there was no weapon inside. equipment later recovered at a building. the truck found this morning and then searched by police. the vice president scheduled to speak at a rally and attend a parade in detroit. >>> he is not old enough to vote; but a high school senior froms agoryia, virginia the youngest delegate at last wok's republican convention. he'll be 18 before election day, eligible to serve and vote as a delegate. evan drain joins. great to see you, thanks for being here. >> thank you very much for having me. >> so many people don't get involved in the political process at such a young age. what inspired you and how did you become a delegate. >> became dell got by running in congressional district, which is virginia's 8th congressional district. ran a campaign for four months reaching out to voters. the reason able to win was that vert in my district recognized younger voters were affected by the president's policies and the negative affect they had on american youth. >> k
out to our west, even down in texas coming up toward kansas and missouri and in toward detroit this morning. we're watching some of those showers. behind the front, got some cooler air trying to move in. that's going more east than south. ahead of the front the warm stuff. the low to mid-80s like what we'll be seeing for this afternoon. a couple of clouds streaming in off the appalachians but as far as the futurecast, looks like a quiet day. could be an isolated shower toward norfolk, virginia beach. tonight we'll watch the front get closer and closer to us. here it is coming in overnight. by tomorrow morning 6:00 a.m. passing d.c. but without much in the way of fanfare. maybe a few showers up in southern new york and well east of us. then tomorrow we return back into the sunshine with high temperatures in the 70s. looks very nice for the weekend. 83 today. pretty nice, right? tonight a stray shower mainly north of town. lows in the low 60s d.c., mid- 50s north and west. tomorrow upper 70s. a little breezy but a sunny day. sunday pleasant, clouds building a little bit more in t
detroit was in trouble, president obama saved the auto industry and saved 1 million jobs. seven presidents before him republicans and democrats tried to expand health care to all americans. president obama got it done. he made an historic investment to lift our nation's public schools and expanded pell grants so that more young people could afford college. and because he knows that we don't have an ounce of talent to waste, the president took action to lift the shadow of deportation of a generation of young law-abiding immigrants called dreamers. now it's time for congress to enshrine in law their right to pursue their dreams in the only place they've ever called home. america. four years ago, america stood on the brink of a depression. despite incredible odds, and united republican opposition, our president took action and now we've seen 4.5 million new jobs. he knows better than anyone that there's more hard work to do. but we're making progress. and now, we need to make a choice. it's a choice between a country where the middle class pays more so that millionaires can pay less, or a cou
consciousness. >>> a marriage proposal turned into a rescue mission in michigan. the detroit area couple was taking a canoe trip near lake huron last saturday. he proposed to his girlfriend and she accepted and then heavy waves as he started pushing them further away from shore. they were not able to paddle back and ended up stranded on north eland. eventually, they called 911 and police used gps to track them down. >> that is a good sign. together and with god, we'll get through anything. if this is the worst that is going to happen in our life and marriage, it's awesome. our life will be awesome together. >> they plan to invite the two officers who rescued them to their wedding. >>> is it too soon to talk about a beltway world series? the nats have the best record in baseball. the os are in first place in the al east. dave ross will have more next. >>> and plus, could khloe kardashian be calling fox her new home? details of the show she auditioned for. >> and the weekend forecast. we'll be right back. i'm barack obama, and i approvoe this message. mitt romney's position on women's hea
detroit that. cold front will get in here late tonight and into early tomorrow. and it will bring us a period of cloud cover and possibly a shower. the good news it is will clear the coast here by early tomorrow morning and the entire area including the beaches should be in for plenty of sunshine for the weekend. i think particularly by tomorrow afternoon, i think things will be looking fine. temperatures right now in the 50s and 60s. we'll top out in the low to mid- 80s later today, about 82 degrees way few clouds around at 5:00 p.m. generally nice conditions expected for our day. >> thank you. >>> time now to check in with julie wright to get an update on what is happening with the police situation in the bowie area. >> we do know it ended on the top side of the beltway so for those traveling on the outer loop of the beltway headed over towards route 1 in college park, that is where the accident activity occurred. some traffic is able to get by to the left at this point and that is what we have here. outer loop of the beltway here north of route 1 continuing around towards i-95. bi
of weird. it is just west of detroit. normally you'll get a cold front there. that will be below us, but it won't be the case. it will move a little further eastward for you to produce the showers in pennsylvania and new york state overnight. but essentially this is the front that will go on through, not tomorrow, but saturday evening and saturday night. in the meantime, okay, a few more clouds than what they had earlier, but still a fantastic day with temperatures in the 70s. 78 in rockville, 74 in the great falls. 73 in vienna. this is pretty nice. 75 here in college park. and 72 for you over in bowie. okay, now more like summer more a while. again tomorrow is our last full day of summer. cool tonight, but not as chilly. no 40s tonight. so you can open up your windows a little further. you'll need your sunglasses tomorrow and then even warmer for you still on saturday. fall arrives in the morning, but saturday will feel like a summer's day. for tonight clear to partly cloudy, cool. but not as chilly. so open up the windows. 52 to about 60 downtown. that's a pretty nice night. in f
detroit today. >> i was told a dead body might be buried in my backyard. >> reporter: not just any body, but that of jimmy hoffa, one-time boss of the teamsters, america's biggest union. he disappeared without a trace more than 37 years ago. a decade before patricia bought her home. >> he is the best-known dead body that they've been looking for for years. >> reporter: hoffa's connections to organized crime had spurred numerous theories about his disappearance in july of 1975. earlier this year, an informant told hoffa wars author he saw a body being buried at this suburban home around the time hoffa vanished. >> he's adamant about his beliefs hoffa is buried at this location. >> reporter: he pointed the informant to authorities. their initial check days ago with ground penetrating radar revealed something about two feet below the home's driveway. today with a crowd of onlookers, police were back to take two soil samples, digging down about six feet. >> there was no visible remains that you could see through the tube. the samples are kind of muddy and it's hard to distinguish any partic
. a rick of strong storms from st the way from detroit down to little rock, as far east as columbus, could be possible hail, tornadoes could be isolated as well. we're looking at 1 to 3 inches of rain. tomorrow sunny and hot in the western part of the country from the plains all the way down to texas it's going to be sunny and warm. as we move on into sunday, look for late-day showers in new england. some clouds and possibly showers in the pacific northwest the rest of the country looking warm and dry. that's what's going on around the u.s. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> veronica johnson here. we could see the possibility of storms here tomorrow, down to richmond and up in philadelphia. but for today it's going to be quiet and dry where it's 72 degrees right now. we've got a lot of sunshine across the area. today's high 91 degrees. feeling a little bit of heat today. 88 for saturday. talking about late afternoon and evening storms through the evening. there's a 70% chance probably starting at about >> of course the first time we get to say this. it's sunday night foo
of it all, go back and read ronald reagan's 1980 acceptance speech in detroit. it is one most of the ideological speeches i've ever read in my life. >> i would argue this country's waiting for a mandate for some sort of galvanizing -- >> reagan said you elect me, this is what i'm going to do and i'm going to radically alter the course of the government that began growing in 1933. >> so here is president obama last night, phrasing our troops in the war zone while mocking mitt romney's recent foreign policy tour. >> we are forever in debt to a generation who sacrifice has made this country safer and more respected. we will never forget you. and so long as i'm commander in chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. when you take off the uniform, we will serve you as well as you've served us, because no one who fights for this country should have to fight for a job or a roof over their heads or the care that they need when they come home. [ applause ] >> my opponent and his running mate are new to foreign policy. [ applause ] but -- from all that we've
. >>> someone hauled away the vice president's u-haul. joe biden is in detroit today and he'll be going ahead with today's plans to speak at a labor day rally, even though someone stole his u-haul overnight right from a weston hotel. the u-haul was filled with equipment for today's events, although the vp's spokesman won't specify exactly what was taken. something similar happened to president obama last october. a truck carrying $200,000 worth of podiums, audio equipment and presidential seals for a three-day presidential bus tour was stolen. that was in virginia. >>> new york's attorney general investigating whether private equity firms improperly used loopholes to avoid paying taxes. among about a dozen firms that were subpoenaed in july, bain capital. mitt romney's lawyer issued a statement denying romney's involvement in the tax strategy. new york's attorney general is also the co-chair of a mortgage fraud task force appointed by president obama. >>> and the u.s. has temporarily suspended all training of afghan police recruits. that will give our special operations forces time to double-
. >> what did mitt romney say? you all know this. he said let detroit go bankrupt. in strong -- in strong contrast, president obama took action, putting together a rescue team, demanding real change and real sacrifice from everyone involved, from management, from labor -- >> bob king, the head of the uaw speaking there. a hard pitch from the democrats here on the auto bailout, this is the president of the union, heard from an autoworker. this is an issue you have covered so intensively. are they doing the politics right? >> they are. this is an issue where the republicans were clearly on the wrong side of history. it wasn't just the president write agcheck and saying we're going to do this. mr. king just referred to a rescue team. what president obama did after much thought and consideration and consternation put together a team headed up by ron bloom who had a lot of work in dealing with troubled steel factories and he wanted to get it right. as soon as these guys from detroit showed up in their jets in washington, it was a big story. he said don't do that again. come back in your own ca
. a rick of strong storms from detroit down to little rock as far east as columbus. could be possible hail, tornadoes in this could be isolated as well. looking at anywhere from one to three inches of rain for that region. now for tomorrow look for afternoon storms along the eastern seaboard, into the mid-atlantic states, sunny and hot in the western part of the country from the plains all the way down to texas, sunny and warm. then as we move into sunday, look for late day showers in new england some clouds, possibly showers in the pacific northwest. the rest of the country looking warm and >> good morning. we are waking up to mostly clear skies. it will be another one day. >> of course the first time we get to say this. it's sunday night football night in america. this is a good one. ben roethlisberger and the pittsburgh steelers coming to mile high stadium. peyton manning first regular season game as a bronco. the sports authority feels mile high, clear, mild, 75 to 79. they will be talking about this one on monday so you better watch sunday on sunday night football night in america. ma
president gave his answer at a labor day rally in detroit. >> you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> and for the rebuttal, we're joined live by the republican v.p. nominee, paul ryan. let's preview that debate with vice president biden. when he says osama bin laden is dead, general motors is alive, you say? >> well, general motors isn't alive in my hometown. the president came to janesville before the plant shut down and said he would lead an effort to retool the plant. after the plant was shut down, he said he would retool the plant to get people back to work. they're still not back to work. i would ask the 23 million people who are struggling to find work in america today, if we're better off than we were four years ago. i'd look at the facts that we've had unemployment above 8% for 42 months, despite the president's claims that the stimulus would provide the contrary. we're not better off than we were four years ago. look at the statistics. that's why we're going to be offering big solutio
bankrupt. presidential candidates said -- i believe his words were along the lines of to detroit drop dead, that it wasn't something we wanted to do, to do anything to help that industry. they were willing to let the auto industry go bankrupt and then see what happens. they thought it was okay, some of these naysayers thought it was okay to bail out wall street, they thought it was okay to pad the salaries of reckless bankers who drove our economy off a cliff. it wasn't the auto worker, the nonunion auto worker in marysville that built the honda. it wasn't the chrysler auto worker in toledo that built the wrangler or liberty, it wasn't the chevy auto worker in lordstown that built the cruze, it wasn't the auto worker in defiance that built the engine or the glass worker in crestline that made the glass or the steelworker or the mill worker, it wasn't they who caused the collapse of this economy and caused the problems with the banks, but in many ways, they were blamed by the people who bet against america who were willing to say it's okay to pad the salary of reckless bankers even though t
a number of districts, detroit for example has seen declinement which is going to affect your per people allocation, so there's a little bit of a squeeze play there in terms of funding and the district -- [inaudible] in a -- so no exaggeration to say there's a bit of a squeeze play with the funding there. host: how much of an increase were they asking for? how much was the mayor willing to go for? guest: so the -- complicated by the fact that the school board rescinded 47 had already agreed upon wages so that plays into the figure the union was asking. again, different figure systems loaded. i've seen anywhere from 19% in the first year alone of a contract to 30% over a four-year period. again, we don't know what actually is in the framework that has been agreed upon by district and union, but teachers, they did want to see an increase. they did want to see some of the wages that had been rescinded, restored, so we're going to have to see how that plays out. host: from new york, noel is an educator. you're on "washington journal." go ahead. caller: yes. i'm in agreement to the teachers c
into a white neighborhood in detroit. it was the summer that the klan had marched down pennsylvania avenue. you might remember the photos from our history books and high-school, all of those folks in white robes walking with the capitol behind them. in detroit a mob gathered pricking the windows of the house threatening its inhabitants. he and his family and friends fired that crowd killing one man and injuring another, there were charged with murder. defending into a grueling trial that spanned seven months for a token fee raised by the naacp. he won the case but was staggered by a heart attack in the summer of 1926 and was never the same. the great theme block -- the long war that he fought in is much to the courtrooms and cases was the defense of individual liberty from the relentless crushing and personal forces of modernity. no era of the world has witnessed such a rapid concentration of wealth and power as this one. history furnishes about the lessons of the inevitable result . liberty produced prosperity and this prosperity books with doubting i upon the mother liberty you give it breath
the mayor's office at the time stood you said and said we're not the worst schools in the country, detroit is the worst schools in the country, i said good for you, don't be guilty of low aspirations. i must say chicago has made progress, it's probably now the fourth worst school district in the country. i say this a big ironically. host: what are the problems? spell out the problems for the city. guest: the main problem, of course, is the condition of kids in inner cities in america. and i don't blame teachers for that. that is they are getting a lot of kids who do not have parental interest, parental involvement, a lot of kids from single parent homes. look, the singlemost important fact for the american future is 40 percent of our kids are born out of wedlock. this makes a difference in life, this makes a difference in society. so a lot of the kids that the teachers and schools have to work with come to them less than ready for school, and what can they count on after school? some kids find, other kids know, it's not so good. so understand that the material they're getting isn't all pot
that looked a lot of like a spirit of st. louis. was called detroiter. she named it the american girl. she told the press, if an american boy can have great dreams, why can't an american girl? and she went allot of. she made it as far as -- and she crashed in the sea. but she crashed within inside an nor wee began tanker. they saved her. she very perhaps more than any other of the fliers, she understood the new world of celebrity because she said early on, anybody who -- the first woman who fries across is going to be famous. they're going to make money, they're going to be famous. i don't want to go back to the life of a dental hygienist in florida. why shouldn't i do this? it's my way out. what's fascinating, when you look at the archives, there were all of these letters to these fliers from men and women. the but the most saying take me along. the most poignant from women and the women saw, you know, they would -- they were -- there was one letter from a woman who had seven children but five had died, there was one woman who slung burgers in philadelphia and she offered to bring food. a
are counted, even the dad says that democrats in chicago, detroit and cleveland, i predict that we will win, that this nightmare will be over and america will finally be on the road to recovery. god bless you and thank you very much. [applause] >> as i have often said about gary bauer is one-of-a-kind in the liberals are glad about that. the house judiciary committee sits on the substitution committee. he believes the constitution means what it says and then it should be a mind of our founding fathers. imagine not. in fact he has never come without a copy of the constitution in this coat pocket. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome from the great state of iowa, representative steve king. [applause] ♪ >> wow, thank you. all right. thank you all very much. thanks for the welcome to ask rc and everyone contributing to make this conference what it is. and for me, sitting back listening to gary bauer speech, i am up clapping my hands, too. it gets me going and i'm wondering here what kind of a void he has left me to try to fill. but you know, i want to thank frc and i want to do it in this way
about seven minutes left with our two guests. glenn in detroit, thanks for holding. you are on the air. caller: thank you for dealing with my call. i am dealing with a nightmare. i work for chrysler and i was hurt on my job. the landing gear on the trailer was welded and it collapsed and the thing fell over. i got banged up. i am dealing in a state where the lawyers, doctors, even the government, the state magistrates, they favored corporate. chrysler just got all this money and they are begging to stay alive. the unions are not worth anything. at least those that i'm dealing with. their doctors that are lying. they have lawyers that are lying. they have a government that is stacking the deck -- stacking the deck with a magistrate. what can i do with time running out? host: mr. mendeloff? caller: i would think there are a couple of different possibilities, most of them are legal. some of them might be a legislator who is sympathetic to your cause. but this is not going to be easy, obviously. i do not know whether a legal aid office would be willing to take your case, or at least sugges
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